Dr. Achim Krüger Joins Vesta Partners as President of Europe

Dr. Achim Krüger Joins Vesta Partners as President of Europe

Will Lead Company Expansion into DACH Region

Stamford, CT – June 4th, 2018 – Vesta Partners, a professional services firm specializing in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and SAP EAM technology, has announced the addition of Dr. Achim Krüger to the firm as President of Vesta Europe.  As part of his new role as President, Dr. Krüger will leverage his decades of SAP understanding and experience, along with his comprehensive Asset Management best practices and technical knowledge, to lead the region and the expansion of Vesta’s business into the DACH region of Europe (Germany, Austria and Switzerland).

“With all the dynamic activity surrounding SAP Leonardo and its intersection with core EAM, Achim is uniquely positioned to bring a global perspective and actionable plans to Vesta and our clients. His insight and perspective will help Vesta take our Asset Management Practices to the next level,” stated Noel Fagan, CEO of Vesta. “It is with great excitement that I welcome Achim to Vesta and fully support our shared vision to roll out the next generation of tools and practices to help our customers maximize the investments made to their asset base.”

Prior to joining Vesta, Dr. Krüger was globally responsible for the Asset Management line of business which is comprised of SAP Enterprise Asset Management and SAP Environment, Health, and Safety.  In this position he co-owned the solution strategy SAP S/4HANA Plant Maintenance, SAP Asset Intelligence Network, SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service, SAP Asset Strategy and Performance Management, SAP EHSM (Incident, Health and Safety, and Environment Management).  In addition, Dr. Krüger drove the go-to-market activities, forming a coherent portfolio for Asset Management from these products. Dr. Krüger worked with a large number of customers globally on their specific roadmaps and how to best employ SAP’s solutions for meeting their business challenges. He is also a well acknowledged speaker at international conferences on Asset Management. Dr. Krüger was very engaged as a board member of the Australian Asset Management Council, a leading peak body for good practice in Asset Management within the Global Forum on Maintenance and Asset Management (GFMAM).

“I am very excited to join Vesta,” stated Dr. Krüger.  “I have worked very closely with Vesta over the years and have always admired their knowledge, expertise and commitment to the SAP EAM market.  I look forward to working with the Vesta family to leverage my experience in order to grow and expand the European business, as well as help our global EAM customers and community leverage new SAP technologies to advance their Asset Management practices.”

About Vesta, a Rizing Company

Vesta Partners is a professional services firm focused on SAP EAM solutions for customers in asset intensive industries. As an SAP Services and Consulting Partner, Vesta’s approach combines industry best practices with practical technology solutions to help customers track, manage and report on capital asset usage.  In addition to its consulting services, Vesta offers proprietary software solutions addressing niche EAM demands.  With offices located in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, Vesta’s real world experience and practical solutions deliver results that directly translate into efficiency improvements and real cost savings.

For more information, please visit www.vestapartners.com or contact: +1 203 517 0400, info@vestapartners.com.

About Rizing, LLC

Rizing is a privately held multi-million dollar international company fully committed to providing leading SAP functional and technical services to its customers.  Rizing is the parent company of Vesta Partners, a leading SAP Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) services firm and /N SPRO, a prominent SAP Human Capital Management (HCM), SuccessFactors and Retail services firm.  Rizing brings together these two key partners around SAP’s emerging technology services and solutions to fully leverage the global synergies between Vesta and /N SPRO.

For more information, please visit www.Rizing.com or contact: Rizing, LLC at +1 (203) 517-0400, info@Rizing.com.

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Dr. Achim Krüger stapt over naar Vesta Partners als voorzitter van Europa

Hij zal de uitbreiding van het bedrijf naar de DACH-regio leiden

Stamford (Connecticut, VS) – 1 juni 2018– Vesta Partners, een professioneel dienstverleningsbedrijf dat gespecialiseerd is in activabeheer van ondernemingen (EAM, Enterprise Asset Management) en SAP EAM-technologie, heeft aangekondigd dat Dr. Achim Krüger naar ons bedrijf overstapt als voorzitter van Vesta Europe. Als onderdeel van zijn nieuwe functie als voorzitter, zal Dr. Krüger zijn tientallen jaren van SAP-kennis en ervaring, samen met zijn uitgebreide kennis van beste praktijken op het gebied van activabeheer en zijn technische kennis, aanwenden om de regio te leiden en Vesta’s bedrijfsactiviteiten uit te breiden naar de DACH-regio van Europa (Duitsland, Oostenrijk en Zwitserland).

“Met alle dynamische activiteiten rond SAP Leonardo, gecombineerd met centrale EAM, bevindt Achim zich in een unieke positie om Vesta en onze klanten een wereldwijd perspectief en uitvoerbare plannen te bieden. Zijn inzicht en perspectief zal Vesta helpen onze praktijken voor activabeheer naar een hoger niveau te brengen”, aldus Noel Fagan, CEO van Vesta. “Met groot enthousiasme heet ik Achim welkom bij Vesta, en ik steun onze gedeelde visie volledig om de volgende generatie hulpmiddelen en beste praktijken te gebruiken om onze klanten te helpen de investeringen in hun activabasis te maximaliseren.”

Voordat hij bij Vesta kwam, was Dr. Krüger wereldwijd verantwoordelijk voor de bedrijfstak voor activabeheer, die bestaat uit SAP Enterprise Asset Management en SAP Environment, Health, and Safety.  In deze functie was hij mede-eigenaar van de oplossingsstrategieën SAP S/4HANA Plant Maintenance, SAP Asset Intelligence Network, SAP Predictive Maintenance and Service, SAP Asset Strategy en Performance Management, SAP EHSM (Incident, Health and Safety en Environment Management).  Daarnaast voerde Dr. Krüger commerciële activiteiten uit, waardoor een samenhangende portfolio voor activabeheer van deze producten werd gevormd. Dr. Krüger werkte wereldwijd met een groot aantal klanten aan hun specifieke stappenplannen en hoe ze de oplossingen van SAP optimaal kunnen gebruiken om hun zakelijke uitdagingen aan te gaan. Hij is ook een algemeen erkende spreker op internationale conferenties over activabeheer. Dr. Krüger was zeer betrokken als bestuurslid bij de Australische raad voor activabeheer, een leidend lichaam voor goede praktijken in activabeheer binnen het wereldwijde forum voor onderhoud en activabeheer (GFMAM).

“Ik ben erg blij om bij Vesta aan de slag te gaan”, zei dr. Krüger. “Ik heb de afgelopen jaren nauw samengewerkt met Vesta en ik heb altijd hun kennis, expertise en toewijding voor de SAP EAM-markt bewonderd.  Ik kijk er naar uit om met de Vesta-familie samen te werken en mijn ervaring te gebruiken om het Europese bedrijf te laten groeien en uit te breiden, en om onze wereldwijde EAM-klanten en community te helpen nieuwe SAP-technologieën te gebruiken om hun praktijken voor activabeheer te verbeteren.”

Over Vesta, een Rizing-bedrijf

Vesta Partners is een professioneel dienstverleningsbedrijf dat zich richt op SAP EAM-oplossingen voor klanten in activa-intensieve sectoren. Als partner van SAP Services and Consulting combineert Vesta beste sectorpraktijken met praktische technologische oplossingen om klanten te helpen bij het volgen, beheren en rapporteren van het gebruik van kapitaalactiva.  Naast zijn consultancydiensten biedt Vesta eigen softwareoplossingen die beantwoorden aan de eisen van EAM voor niches.  Met kantoren in Noord-Amerika, Europa en Azië en het Pacifisch gebied bieden de praktijkervaring en praktische oplossingen van Vesta resultaten die rechtstreeks worden omgezet in efficiëntieverbeteringen en reële kostenbesparingen.

Voor meer informatie gaat u naar www.vestapartners.com of neemt u contact op via:+1 203 517 0400,info@vestapartners.com.

Over Rizing, LLC

Rizing is een particulier bedrijf met een vermogen van miljoenen dollars dat zich volledig toelegt op het leveren van toonaangevende functionele en technische SAP-diensten aan zijn klanten. Rizing is het moederbedrijf van Vesta Partners, een toonaangevend bedrijf voor SAP-activabeheer van ondernemingen (EAM) en /N SPRO, een prominent bedrijf voor diensten op het gebied van SAP menselijk kapitaalbeheer (HCM), successfactoren en verkoop.  Rizing brengt deze twee belangrijkste partners samen rond opkomende technologiediensten en technologieoplossingen van SAP om de wereldwijde synergieën tussen Vesta en /N SPRO optimaal te benutten.

Voor meer informatie gaat u naar www.Rizing.com of neemt u contact op via: Rizing, LLC via +1 (203) 517-0400, info@Rizing.com.

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Harm-Jan Smit Joins Vesta Partners as Solution Architect for Vesta Europe

Harm-Jan Smit Joins Vesta Partners as Solution Architect for Vesta Europe

Rotterdam – November 2017 – Vesta Partners, a global professional services firm specializing in Asset Management and SAP EAM technology, is proud to announce the addition of Harm-Jan Smit to the Vesta Partners European team. Mr. Smit joins the organization in the role of Solution Architect, with a focus on Energy and Utilities.

Mr. Smit joins Vesta from Stork (a Fluor company) where he worked for over 19 years as Senior Asset Management Consultant. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from conducting numerous improvement projects for customers in asset intensive industries. Mr. Smit specializes in SAP EAM, Strategic Asset Management, Change Management, Operational Excellence and Lean. Additionally, he played a key role on the SAP Asset Intelligence Network (AIN) Advisory Council, collaborating with SAP, Asset Owners, OEM’s, and service providers to develop the SAP AIN solution.

“I am very excited to join Vesta Partners,” stated Mr. Smit. “The team’s culture made me feel welcome right from the start. I look forward to leveraging my knowledge and experience to help our customers make better decisions about their people, processes and technology.”

“We are thrilled to have Harm-Jan join the Vesta Europe team,” stated Len Harms, President of Vesta Europe. “His knowledge and experience fills a critical position in our firm and his sincere enthusiasm and passion for the business is contagious. I look forward to working with Harm-Jan as we continue to expand our European business in the ever-evolving landscape of EAM and SAP. “

About Vesta, a Rizing Company

Vesta Partners is a professional services firm focused on SAP EAM solutions for customers in asset intensive industries. As an SAP Services and Select Consulting Partner, Vesta’s approach combines industry best practices with practical technology solutions to help customers track, manage and report on capital asset usage.  In addition to its consulting services, Vesta offers proprietary software solutions addressing niche EAM demands.  With offices located in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East, Vesta’s real world experience and practical solutions deliver results that directly translate into efficiency improvements and real cost savings.

For more information, please visit www.vestapartners.com/contact or contact: +1(203)517-0400,   info@vestapartners.com.

 

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Harm-Jan Smit Joins Vesta Partners as Solution Architect for Vesta Europe 2017-11-30T14:55:26+00:00

Scott Phifer Joins Vesta Partners as Regional Vice President of Sales

Scott Phifer Joins Vesta Partners as Regional Vice President of Sales

Stamford, CT – May 1, 2015 – Vesta Partners, a professional services firm specializing in Enterprise Asset Management and SAP EAM technology, has announced the addition of J. Scott Phifer to the Vesta North America team.  Mr. Phifer will be joining the organization as Regional Vice President of Sales.

Mr. Phifer joins Vesta from SAP where he had success leading sales initiatives for SAP Software and Services.  Scott’s most recent role was Senior Account Executive, working with customers in several asset-intensive industries – Rail, Oil & Gas, and Chemicals.  He came to that role after serving as a Director of Rapid Deployment Solutions.  Scott joined SAP as a Client Partner for SAP’s Professional Services Organization in the Utilities Practice.  Prior to SAP, Scott had over eight years of broad experience in the information technology market working for companies such as IBM and Monster.com.

“I am very humbled to be working at Vesta Partners” stated Phifer.  “I have always viewed Vesta as having the best talent and the best people around, and I can’t believe how fortunate I am to be a part of this great company.  I look forward to reaching new heights together.”

“We are excited to have Scott join our team,” stated Bill Sarubbi, Senior Vice President of Sales. “Scott brings a wealth of experience with him, both in his industry knowledge and the SAP landscape and will add to the considerable depth and breadth of Vesta’s Leadership Team.”

Martin Stenzig, President of Vesta North America added, “With Scott’s strong background and experience, he will help Vesta continue to build sales capacity to meet demand.  Scott is a great addition to the team and will be a tremendous asset.”

 

About Vesta, a Rizing Company

Founded in 2005, Vesta operates a functional and technical consulting practice focused on EAM solution architecture and configuration for customers in asset intensive industries. The functional consulting practice is focused on architecting and integrating SAP EAM modules, which help customers track, manage and report on capital asset usage, with expertise in utilities, mining, rail and oil & gas. In addition to its consulting services, the Company offers proprietary software solutions addressing niche EAM demands. As a leader in the EAM space and an SAP Select Consulting Partner, the Company is regularly hired by Fortune 500 customers to design and implement master IT roadmaps specifying enterprise application architecture and configuration. For more information, please visit www.vestapartners.com or contact: Vesta North America, +1 (203) 517-0400, info@vestapartners.com.

 

Scott Phifer Joins Vesta Partners as Regional Vice President of Sales 2017-01-25T13:29:49+00:00

Crawford Owens Joins Vesta Partners as VP of Business Development

Crawford Owens Joins Vesta Partners as VP of Business Development

Stamford, CT – February 18, 2015 – Vesta Partners a professional services firm specializing in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and SAP EAM technology, has announced the addition of Crawford Owens to the Global Business Development team.  Mr. Owens will be joining the organization as a Vice President, and focus in the Energy and Utilities Practice.

Mr. Owens joins Vesta from Pacific Gas & Electric Co (PG&E) where he was the Director of Technology Deployment for Electric Operations Organization.  In that role, Mr. Owens was responsible for the oversight of the Electric Operations technology portfolio to the various work streams in the Line of Business. He also served as Director of Work and Resource Management and Analysis Reporting and Technology at PG&E.  These roles provided invaluable expertise in SAP Business Warehouse and SAP EAM as well as associated mobile, project management and work management solutions.  Mr. Owens is frequently featured around the world as a guest lecturer on the topics of Project Management, Information Technology and Systems Design.

“I am very excited to be joining Vesta,” stated Mr. Owens.  “The company continues to grow globally and solidify its position as the premier SAP EAM partner.  I look forward to supporting all the global sales initiatives and maintaining strategic industry focus for Vesta consulting and development activities.”

“I’m thrilled to have Crawford join Vesta’s Global Business Development team,” stated Noel Fagan, Senior Vice President of Business Development.  “He is a seasoned utility professional with more than 17 years of experience in the industry.  10 years of which he spent with E.ON–US where he served in various capacities including Project Manager Information Technology, Manager Distribution Design & Engineering as well as Sr. Manager of Gas and Electric Operations.  He is a great addition to the team.”

Mike Maiolo, CEO of Vesta added, “In addition to his role in Global Business Development, Crawford will serve as a Principal Consultant and Project Manager within SAP Operations for Vesta focusing on Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) consulting. Crawford’s extensive experience will bring tremendous value to our customers globally.”

About Vesta, a Rizing Company

Vesta Partners is a professional services firm focused on SAP EAM solutions for customers in asset intensive industries. As an SAP Services and Select Consulting Partner, Vesta’s approach combines industry best practices with practical technology solutions to help customers track, manage and report

on capital asset usage.  In addition to its consulting services, Vesta offers proprietary software solutions addressing niche EAM demands.  With offices located in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, Vesta’s real world experience and practical solutions deliver results that directly translate into efficiency improvements and real cost savings.

For more information, please visit www.vestapartners.com or contact: +1 203 517 0400, info@vestapartners.com.

Crawford Owens Joins Vesta Partners as VP of Business Development 2017-01-25T13:29:50+00:00

Peter Stewart Joins Vesta Partners as VP of Mining and Natural Resources

Peter Stewart Joins Vesta Partners as VP of Mining and Natural Resources

Stamford, CT – January 27, 2015 – Vesta Partners a professional services firm specializing in Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and SAP EAM technology, has announced the addition of Peter Stewart to the Global Business Development team. Mr. Stewart will be joining the organization as Vice President, Mining and Natural Resources.

Mr. Stewart joins Vesta from Glencore / Xstrata Zinc where he was the Assistant Zinc Site Senior Executive, Mount Isa Mines. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of the Northern Territory Division for the Minerals Council of Australia. Mr. Stewart has more than twenty-five years of experience working in senior leadership roles in government, mining and resource-related industries, including Normandy Mining, Newmont Australia, United Equipment and GMC Global. He has also consulted globally to the Mining Industry in business transformation for Asset Management and Logistics.

“I am very excited to be joining Vesta,” stated Mr. Stewart. “They continue to grow the company’s global presence and solidify their position as leaders in the EAM space. Vesta’s decision to expand their mining and natural resources business globally presented an excellent opportunity for us both. I look forward to working with the team to grow the Vesta brand in this space and assisting Mining organizations to improve their asset performance.”

We are pleased to have Peter join the Global Business Development team at Vesta,” stated Noel Fagan, Senior Vice President of Business Development. “Peter brings a vast amount of knowledge, experience and leadership that he has gathered over his career that will benefit Vesta and grow our global portfolio in Mining and Natural Resource.”

Mike Maiolo, CEO of Vesta added, “In addition to his extensive knowledge of the Mining and Natural Resource industry, Peter has direct hands on experience delivering large complex projects and various business improvement initiatives. He has held Executive roles in both independent consulting businesses and large international firms. He is a great asset to the team.”

About Vesta, a Rizing Company

Vesta Partners is a professional services firm focused on SAP EAM solutions for customers in asset intensive industries. As an SAP Services and Select Consulting Partner, Vesta’s approach combines industry best practices with practical technology solutions to help customers track, manage and report

on capital asset usage. In addition to its consulting services, Vesta offers proprietary software solutions addressing niche EAM demands. With offices located in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, Vesta’s real world experience and practical solutions deliver results that directly translate into efficiency improvements and real cost savings.

For more information, please contact us at +1 203 517 0400 or info@vestapartners.com.

Peter Stewart Joins Vesta Partners as VP of Mining and Natural Resources 2017-01-25T13:29:51+00:00

Jim Mergenthaler Joins Vesta Partners to Lead US Sales

Jim Mergenthaler Joins Vesta Partners to Lead US Sales

Jim for websiteStamford, CT – August 13, 2014 – Vesta Partners, a professional services firm specializing in Enterprise Asset Management and SAP EAM technology, has announced the addition of Jim Mergenthaler to the Vesta North America team.  Mr. Mergenthaler will be joining the organization as US VP of Sales.

Mr. Mergenthaler joins Vesta from Ciber where he was the North America SAP Practice Leader.  Prior to that, he had more than 17 years of experience implementing SAP engagements for major consulting firms, including PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Consulting, as well as eight years of direct consulting experience at SAP America. There, he served as Vice President of SAP America’s Utility Consulting Practice for the United States.

“I am very excited to be joining Vesta,” stated Mergenthaler.  “They are global leaders in the SAP EAM space who continue to expand the company’s capabilities and worldwide presence.  Their excellent reputation and ability to deliver quality solutions to customers influenced my decision to join the Vesta team.  I look forward to growing the Vesta client base and brand in North America.”

“We are delighted to have Jim on board,” stated Bill Sarubbi, Senior Vice President of Sales. “Jim brings a wealth of experience with him, both in his knowledge of the Utilities and Energy sector and the SAP market. Jim will lead Vesta’s growth plans in the US and support our wider business objectives. His experience adds to the considerable depth and breadth of Vesta’s Leadership Team.”

Martin Stenzig, President of Vesta North America added, “Jim’s SAP expertise and experience leading highly effective sales teams is key in support of Vesta’s growth strategy. He has held Executive roles in both fast growth independent consulting businesses and large international firms.  He is a great addition to the team.”

 

 

 

Jim Mergenthaler Joins Vesta Partners to Lead US Sales 2017-01-25T13:29:52+00:00